Thoughts on The Spirit and the Mouse (Steam Next Fest 2022 Demo)

Right off the heels of the latest Wholesome Direct, a demo for The Spirit and the Mouse, one of the more interesting-looking titles from the presentation, wouldn’t be unplayable long. Of the things on offer during the Steam Next Fest, this was one I was actually looking forward to most. Something about the nature of the game—running around as a mouse, helping people with their issues—appealed to me. Maybe I was destined to be a mouse… harboring god-like abilities.

Quick structure disclaimer: Given this (and all the others) is only a demo, I won’t be too in-depth with my coverage, and will only reflect on the good and the bad. No overly long personal history or filibuster. No nonsense. That said, I will provide a synopsis for the game below.

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